You’ve got your sweatpants on, ordered enough Thai for two but only for one, and there’s a bottle of open booze somewhere in the room -- you must be single on Valentine’s Day. And I’m probably doing the exact same thing, with one big difference: instead of crying my way through…er, I mean dry-eyed watching a cheesy romcom, I’ve got my computer open, and I’m working overtime.
Such is the life of an online dating profile ghostwriter.
Down to earth snowboarding new friends running shoes Neutral Milk Hotel, if you think we have something in common I'm pretty laid-back sleeping late Kurosawa I have a crush on. I think I'll message them." If you decide to add a dash of "crazy sauce," however, you'll end up with a Nice Guy of OKCupid who says things like, "I grow a creepy mustache every February" and "looking for a third polyamory Juggalo." Hey, who isn't these days?
If you're still reading this my favorite word is sushi passionate about making lasagna from scratch going to the gym.
Want to attract lovely ladies and wow eligible men? Online dating sites provide lots of options, but there's always that pesky free-text field where you have to sell yourself in your own words. The aim of Dating Profile Generator is to help you fill that all-important free text field on online dating sites.
Some generated content parodies existing styles and artists, whilst others are based on original structures.
But gibberish that could probably pass for a profile anyway.
Created by programmer Lauren Hallden, this profile generator strings together the common catchphrases, cultural references, and generic interests you see over and over again in users profiles.
"Because most profiles are just word soup anyway," says the tagline. Here's my generated two-paragraph profile of the "typical inane jabber" persuasion: Aside from the fact that there are no actual sentences (it's still not the worst grammar I've ever seen online), this does kind of sound like every 20-something and 30-something's profile ever.
A pretty laid-back person who likes whiskey, IPAs, Yep, that does kind of sound like a guy whose creepy message I would ignore. Haven't you seen all the phrases in this word soup at least a million times in online dating profiles?